September 28, 2014 Shooting
A shooting occurred in the 9200 block of Kedvale Avenue at around 9:41 p.m. on Sunday, September 28. A 17-year-old male was killed, and a 17-year-old female was wounded. Both were Skokie residents and students at Niles North High School. The Village of Skokie expresses sincere condolences to the family of the young man, and also expresses hope that the young woman will have a full recovery from this tragic incident.
While the incident remains under investigation, the Skokie Police Department assures the community that the shooting was not a random act and that there is no risk to the general public. More details will be released when available. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Skokie Police Department at either 847/982-5900 or at the 24-hour, automated Crime Tip Hot Line, 847-933-TIPS (8477).
“Community Portal” Launched
With changes in technology progressing every day, the Village of Skokie continues to look for avenues to improve the ways in which it conducts business, both internally and externally. Most recently, through its membership in the Geographic Information System (GIS) Consortium, Skokie has launched the Community Portal tool on this home page.